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DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scientists from several Florida universities sent a letter to the state’s governor, asking for his attention regarding climate change.

07/16/2014

Turbulence may bring up the price of airfare. (Source: CBS4)

Turbulent Times As Scientists Investigate Flight Troubles

Turbulence is becoming a bigger problem that it used to be according to some pilots and scientists are concerned it is a result of climate changes.

05/19/2014

Dr. Harold R. Wanless, Chairman of UM's Geological Sciences Dept., and Broward Commissioner Kristin Jacobs discuss the impact of climate change with Jim DeFede.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida – Climate Change

The climate report issued this week by the White House talks about the impact climate change on the country overall. There are particular concerns for South Florida, which Jim will address with his guests.

CBS4–05/12/2014

Image Credit: NASA SVS/NASA Center for Climate Simulation

New NASA Study Warns Of Climate Change’s Pace

NASA jumped back into the discussion of global climate change Tuesday with a new study that showed Earth’s climate will experience roughly 20 percent more warming than estimates originally stated, despite a recent slowdown.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

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NOAA: 2013 Tied For 4th Warmest Year On Record

If you thought 2013 was warmer than average, it turns out you were right. 2013 tied for the fourth warmest year globally since records began in 1880, according to new data from NOAA.

CBS Miami–01/21/2014

Iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula

Report: Global Warming Could Raise Sea Levels By Three Feet By 2100

A new report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is nearing 100 percent certainty that human activity is the cause of most global warming and that sea levels could put parts of South Florida under water by 2100.

CBS Miami–08/20/2013

(Source: AP)

Volunteer Divers Needed To Restore Coral Reefs

Volunteer divers can now learn how to help restore the ecosystem by cleaning and preparing new coral for planting in the Florida Keys.

CBS Miami–06/03/2013

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama

Poll Taps Into America’s Paranoia

Most of the time, polls simply reflect the horserace between two selected candidates. But the folks at Public Policy Polling decided to have some fun and do a poll about the conspiracy theories that exist today and the results were…enlightening.

CBS Miami–04/02/2013

Caroline Lewis  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Climate Change

Local experts discuss the effect of rising sea levels with CBS4’s Jim DeFede.

CBS4–09/30/2012

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